As was expected Donald Trump fulfilled a campaign promise when he announced today he would be pulling the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal. Here is some of what he had to say.
“In 2015, the previous administration joined with other nations in a deal regarding Iran’s nuclear program,” said Trump. “In theory, the so-called Iran deal was supposed to protect the United States and our allies from the lunacy of an Iranian nuclear bomb.
“In fact,” said Trump, “the deal allowed Iran to continue enriching uranium and over time reach the brink of nuclear breakout. The deal lifted crippling economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for very weak limits on the regime’s nuclear activity and no limits at all on its other malign behavior, including its sinister activities in Syria, Yemen and other places all around the world.
“In other words,” he said, “at the point…
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